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19 May 2004Limpopo National Park

Progress Report : January - March 20041.INTRODUCTIONThis report covers the activities of the PIU during the first quarter of the year from January to March 2004.2. ADMINISTRATION PROGRAMME2.1 Human Re

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11 May 2004Mapungubwe launched

DURBAN South African National Parks yesterday announced the launch of the Mapungubwe National Park in Limpopo.Previously known as Vhembe Dongola National Park, Mapungubwe is 60km west of Musina and 23

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19 April 2004Zimbabwe denies scuppering development of transfrontier park

Also appearing in Sunday Tribune and Sunday ArgusJohannesburg - The Zimbabwe Tourism Authority (ZTA) this week dismissed concerns by South African and Mozambican tourism ministries that Zimbabwe was s

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1 April 2004Limpopo / Shashe

The Little Golden RhinoMapungubwe - a world heritage siteSouth Africa has the world`s first representational art, a set of slanted lines in a rock that are tens of thousands of years old.We also have

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20 March 2004Regional Tourism Charter Vital

A REGIONAL tourism charter should be set up as soon as possible as a vehicle to promote our region as a tourist destination.What is a regional tourism charter?It is a ministerial statement of intent c

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8 March 2004Transfrontier Park: Another step forward

The recent completion of the Makhadzi picnic site near the newly created Girayondo border post in the Kruger National Park (KNP) signalled another significant step towards the final establishment of t

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2 March 2004President Jos

His Excellency Mr Jose Eduardo dos Santos, President of the Republic of Angola has honoured Peace Parks Foundation by agreeing to become an honorary patron. In accepting this, President Dos Santos sai

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2 March 2004Joint Management Board appointed

Following the signing by the Presidents of Namibia and South Africa of the international treaty that established the /Ai /Ais-Richtersveld Transfrontier Park (ARTP) on 1 August 2003, Ministers Philemo

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23 February 2004Big skies and distant horizons lure travellers

The arid regions of the northwest have a unique charmThe roads are long and straight and keep disappearing into blue lakes cast by shimmering mirages. In the heat of day it is not uncommon to see even

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1 December 2003Kalahari lions tucked safely behind new electrified fencing

The future of the famous Kalahari lions has, for now, been secured, with the completion of a multimillion rand electrified fence between the border of the Kgalaghadi Transfrontier Park arid farming co

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